Published in Vaccine Weekly, January 22nd, 2003
A 10-month-old child adopted from an orphanage in China traveled with prodromal fever (an infectious stage of measles) on international and domestic flights on commercial airlines. The child was part of a group of adopted children from China who resided in the same orphanage. The child potentially exposed many people during the communicable period.
Subsequent investigations identified 14 U.S. measles cases related to this case.
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